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Bypoll for Kannauj Lok Sabha seat on June 24

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 21:22

New Delhi: Bye-election to Kannauj Lok Sabha seat vacated by Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav will be held on June 24, the Election Commission announced on Tuesday.

Announcing the schedule, the EC said polling for the seat would be held between 7 AM to 5 PM on June 24 and the counting would be taken up on June 27.

The Commission said the notification for the bypoll would be out on May 30 and the last date for filing nominations is June 6 and after scrutiny the next day the last date for withdrawal of nominations is on June 9.

The Commission also announced the Model Code of Conduct would come into force with immediate effect in the district(s) in which the whole or any part of the Lok Sabha constituency going for bye-election is included.
Akhilesh Yadav resigned from the seat following his taking over as chief minister.

First Published: Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 21:22
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